Resource Directory

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

If your organization would like to add or update a listing, please use this form.

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Center for Hope and Safety

Counties Serviced: Bergen Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines No income guidelines for FROs; income limits apply for representation in custody and divorce cases.

(201) 527-6275 (emergent legal services). (201) 944-9600 (24/7 helpline)

Central Jersey Legal Services

Income Guidelines Bilingual Staff Counties Serviced: Union, Middlesex, Mercer

Trenton: (609) 695-6249, New Brunswick: (732) 249-7600, Perth Amboy: (732) 324-1613, Elizabeth: (908) 354-4340

Coalition Against Rape and Abuse (CARA)

Counties Serviced: Cape May Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Divorce (Consultation Only)

Program Phone: (609) 522-6489, Staff Attorney: (609) 486-5348

Covenant House New Jersey

Support for who are homeless and trafficked youth, between 18-21. New Jersey wide

Call: 973-621-8705 (North Jersey office). Text: 844-912-1291
330 Washington St.
Newark, NJ 07102
How to Access: Go to website. Call number for information

CyberTipline – reporting online child exploitation

Place you can report a child being sexually exploited online. Staff at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children review each tip and work to find a potential location for the incident reported so that it may be made available to the appropriate law-enforcement agency for possible investigation.

How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or make online report

Essex Newark Legal Services

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex

Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday
How to Access: Call or apply online

Legal Services of New Jersey

1-888-576-5529 (Statewide Hotline)
How to Pay: Free, income guidelines
How to Access: Call or access online intake form here:

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Divorce (Consultation Only) LSNWJ provides free civil legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS. Intakes are over the phone, approximately 20 minutes. Counties Serviced: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren

Hunterdon County: (908) 782-7979, Morris County: (973) 285-6911, Somerset County: (908) 231- 0840, Sussex County: (973) 383- 7400, Warren County: (908) 475-2010

Manavi for South Asian Women

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women. Staff and volunteers speak English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, French, Swahili, Kikuyu. Culturally Specific Organization. Legal consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide

P.O Box 3103
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Hours: 24/7 Hotline - multilingual
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

New Jersey 211 Help Service

Find resources and information for housing, income, food, childcare, health, mental health, substance use, and legal matters.

211 or text your zip code to 898-211; live chat available on website
Hours: 24/7
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Access: Free, go to website or call or text

NJ PRISM – New Jersey LGBTQIA+ helpline

The NJ PRISM LGBTQIA+ hotline is New Jersey’s first statewide information and referral hotline specifically geared to meet the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community. Compassionate staff ensure all calls are answered in a safe and affirming space.

844.NJPRISM (657.7476)
Hours: 24/7
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Divorce (Clinic) Counties Serviced: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic

Bergen County: (201) 487-2166, Hudson County: (201) 792-6363, Passaic County: (973) 523-2900


Legal assistance in domestic violence and family law matters for low income victims and survivors Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union

Phone: (732) 233-0111, Text: (732) 535-6318

PFLAG Flemington/Hunterdon County

Group for loved ones and allies of LGBTQ+ and queer folks. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families.

Flemington , NJ
How to Access: Email for info about joining/meeting times

Rachel Coalition (Jewish Family Service Metrowest)

Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union

Rutgers Law Associates

Discrimination - any area arising from, or reasonably related to victimization If prospective client is not VCCO-eligible, the hourly rate is $60 – retainer ($2,500-$5,000) may be required. Email is the preferred method. The intake team should be in direct contact via email within 24-48 hours to set up an intake call. RLA has the capacity to handle 50-100 FRO cases and related representation each year. Counties: Statewide

123 Washington St.
Newark, NJ

Shelter Our Pets

All-volunteer nonprofit corporation serving New Jersey and beyond (not a physical facility or shelter). If an animal is accepted into the Shelter Our Pets foster program, the animal(s) will be matched with a temporary, confidential foster parent, area kennel or other care provider. Info on website,, also can provide support and info on helpline.

Helpline: 973-506-9696
P.O. Box 8043
Paramus, NJ 07653
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
Referal Form :Survivors can contact directly - or can be referred to us through domestic abuse organizations, shelters and outreach programs, police department, social worker, attorney or other approved organizations
How to Access: Call. Please note, if you are calling for pet sheltering, some calls are returned from a blocked number

South Jersey Legal Services

Wills, Power of Attorneys, Healthcare Directives (Living Wills) for Senior Citizens ages 60 and over and for disabled individuals. Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem

Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794

StrongHearts Native Helpline

Culturally specific domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans.

Hotline: 1-844-762-8483
Hours: 24/7 confidential, anonymous
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call hotline

Take It Down

This service is one step you can take to help remove online nude, partially nude, or sexually explicit photos and videos taken before you were 18 (minors). You can remain anonymous while using the service and you won’t have to send your images or videos to anyone. Service provided by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Go to website and click "Get started" at the top of the page

The Network/La Red Helpline

Survivor-led organization to end partner abuse. Provides confidential emotional support, information, referrals, safety planning, and crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender (LGBTQ+) folks, as well as folks in kink and polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner.

Hotline: 800-832-1901 toll free
PO Box 6011
Boston, MA
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call helpline

The Office of New Americans

Office and website listing services and supports for newly arrived immigrants. See links below for resource packets with additional information: English: Spanish:

P.O. Box 0700, 222 South Warren St.
Trenton, NJ 08625
How to Access: Go to website

Wafa House

Culturally Specific Organization ONLY CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME Free legal information sessions: Counties Serviced: Statewide

How to Pay: Free